R | | Drama, Thriller
A convicted arsonist looks to manipulate a parole officer into a plan to secure his parole by placing his beautiful wife in the lawman's path.
Edward Norton spent time with real prisoners in the Southern Michigan Correctional Facility. He adopted his character's accent and cornrow hairstyle from the prisoners. Norton inserted phrases he heard from the prisoners into the dialogue.
Look at me.
Young Jack: Hmm?
Young Madylyn: I'm not standing for this.
Young Jack: Say what?
Young Madylyn: You keep my soul in a dungeon. I'm leaving.
Young Jack: If you leave me, I'll throw her.
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